R. Duane Ireland

Executive Associate Dean
University Distinguished Professor
Benton Cocanougher Chair in Business
Past President, Academy of Management

Biography

Duane Ireland is a University Distinguished Professor and holds the Benton Cocanougher Chair in Business at Texas A&M University. He received his Ph.D. from Texas Tech University.

He has authored or co-authored more than 20 books and published numerous articles in journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Learning & Education, Strategic Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Decision Sciences, Journal of Management, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Business Venturing, and Journal of Management Studies, among others.

His recent publications include the following two books: Strategic Management: Competitiveness and Globalization, 12th Edition (2017), Cengage Publishing, and Entrepreneurship: Successfully Launching New Ventures, 5th Edition (2016), Prentice-Hall.

He recently completed serving as the Editor of the Academy of Management Journal. He also has served as an Associate Editor for Academy of Management Journal and for the Academy of Management Executive and as a Consulting Editor for Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. In addition, he has served on the editorial review boards for almost two dozen journals. He has been a Co-editor for special issues of Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Executive, Journal of Business Venturing, Organizational Research Methods, and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal.

He is Past President of the Academy of Management, a world-wide association with 20,000 members. Previously, he completed a term as a member of the Board of Governors for the Academy of Management (2002-2005). He also has served as a member of the Executive Committee and as Secretary of the Business Policy and Strategy Division of the Academy of Management. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Management, a Fellow of the Strategic Management Society, a Research Fellow in the Global Entrepreneurship Consortium, and a Falcone Fellow in Entrepreneurship. He has been a frequently invited participant for doctoral and new faculty consortia for the Business Policy and Strategy and Entrepreneurship Divisions of the Academy of Management.

One of his articles received the 2016 Journal of Management Scholarly Impact Award. Additionally, he received awards for the best article published in Academy of Management Journal (2000) and Academy of Management Executive (1999). A paper published in Academy of Management Executive in 2001 received an award from the U.S. Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship (USASBE) as the best article published in corporate entrepreneurship during 2001-2002. He has also received other awards and honors such as the Scholar in Corporate Entrepreneurship Award from the U.S. Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship (2004). He received an Association of Former Students’ Research Award from Texas A&M University in 2012.